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Maine Grind - CLOSED

192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
+1 207-667-0011
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  • Excellent21%
  • Very good47%
  • Average21%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible2%
4 Dec 2015
“Pleasant atmosphere, healthy food, small portions, overpriced”
4 Jan 2015
“Best coffee”
Restaurant Hours Closed
192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
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11 - 20 of 42 reviews

Reviewed 15 May 2014

Visit was in off season, but business was brisk. Real comfortable atmosphere, good food, fair prices. Will be back.

Thank Paul L
Reviewed 19 March 2014

loved the atmosphere here, visited for a quick coffee and pastry the staff had great recommendations and were knowledgeable about both the products and the town.

Thank mntrider
Reviewed 19 February 2014

This was my first visit and I am flat bread pizza freak so I decided to test out their pizza. They have many options and varieties to choose from so you can create at will. 10" pizza was not overly seasoned, fresh, hot and served...More

Thank EastCoastTrekker
Reviewed 17 November 2013

Had such a great lunch/service on one day we went back the next day for lunch, meal was delicious but the service was lacking even though we had the same server. She was not friendly and almost unpleasant???? We wondered if she considered our tip...More

Thank bon1952
Cary H, Owner at Maine Grind, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2013

So sorry for your your unpleasant service on your second trip. We work hard to have good service, I don't know if your server was having a rough day, or something entirely different. We discourage our servers from checking tips, it's really the volume that...More

Reviewed 24 September 2013

Had coffee and bagels this morning. Staff was friendly, food was good. Prices were reasonable for a coffee shop. Overall a good place for coffee and bagels.

Thank Flyrod929
Reviewed 7 September 2013

We just wanted some eggs and an English muffin. Rudeness right from the beginning. So impressed with themselves and totally lacking in customer service. We ordered one Lubec and one Penobscot. No wraps please. We sat where we could see the cooking area. Piles of...More

2  Thank doloresandjeff
Cary H, Owner at Maine Grind, responded to this reviewResponded 8 September 2013

I am so sorry you had such an awful experience at The Maine Grind for breakfast. I appreciate you writing the review so that I can address what happened. My sincere apologies for your terrible breakfast experience.

Reviewed 28 August 2013

The Maine Grind is an important place if you're that far north: (1) Internet cafe, (2) in the evenings, lovely sit-down restaurant with table service, (3) sales outlet for local crafters. It does all three things well. I went basically for Internet access (staying with...More

Thank Chessplayer17
Reviewed 29 July 2013

This is a cute place and the coffee is good, but the service is bad, the baked goods are terrible and the cleanliness is questionable. I bought a couple of coffees, a strawberry smoothie, and a couple of baked goods to go. There were not...More

1  Thank Rebekah N
Reviewed 10 December 2012

A great place to meet friends over a wonderful cup of coffee. Quiet, small town feel in the heart of Ellsworth.

Thank jgaddis
Reviewed 24 November 2012

Expensive for extremely average food and questionable cleanliness. We are a huge fan of Cleonice and wanted to try the Maine Grind because they have an interest in it. We ordered the antipasto platter and a pepperoni mushroom pizza. First issue- cleanliness- We had to...More

1  Thank veronaisland
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Restaurant Details

Average prices
US$ 3 - US$ 14
Good for
Local cuisine
Open Hours
10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
7:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 192 Main St, Ellsworth, ME 04605-1961
  • Location: United States  >  Maine (ME)  >  DownEast and Acadia Maine  >  Ellsworth
  • Phone Number: +1 207-667-0011
  • E-mail
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